[BOOKS] ⚦ The World Doesnt Require You ✫ Rion Amilcar Scott – Uroturk.info

The World Doesnt Require You Established By The Leaders Of The Country S Only Successful Slave Revolt In The Mid Nineteenth Century, Cross River Still Evokes The Fierce Rhythms Of Its Founding In Lyrical Prose And Singular Dialect, A Saga Beats Forward That Echoes The Fables Carried Down For Generations Like The Screecher Birds Who Swoop Down For Their Periodic Sacrifice, And The Water Women Who Lure Men To Wet DeathsAmong Its Residents Wildly Spanning Decades, Perspectives, And Species Are David Sherman, A Struggling Musician Who Just Happens To Be God S Last Son Tyrone, A Ruthless PhD Candidate, Whose Dissertation About A Childhood Game Ignites Mayhem In The Neighboring, Once Segregated Town Of Port Yooga And Jim, An All Too Obedient Robot Who Serves His Master As The Book Builds To Its Finish With Special Topics In Loneliness Studies, A Fully Realized Novella, Two Unhinged Professors Grapple With Hugely Different Ambitions, And The Reader Comes To Appreciate The Intricacy Of The World Scott Has Created One Where Fantasy And Reality Are Eternally At WarContemporary And Essential, The World Doesn T Require You Is A Leap Into A Blazing New Level Of Brilliance Lauren Groff That Affirms Rion Amilcar Scott As A Writer Whose Storytelling Gifts The World Very Much Requires

10 thoughts on “The World Doesnt Require You

  1. says:

    Thanks to W.W Norton for the ARC at BEA 2019 This book was phenomenal Rion Scott has written a collection of short stories here, all in different styles, in different time periods, all set in the same place, a fictional area in Maryland founded by slave rebels We see this region through various differe

  2. says:

    Rion Amilcar Scott s story collection, The World Doesn t Require You, is one of the most astonishingly smart collections I ve ever read I don t think I ve read anything as brutally intelligent as Scott s stories Even before I finished the book, I wanted to gather all of the literature wonks I know and force them

  3. says:

    Quirky in a Ishmael Reed kind of way More to come..

  4. says:

    It s true Every word of it Even the parts I made up Especially the parts I made up The essays from The World Doesn t Require You include biblical updates, coming of age stories, new fables, and The tales explore African American history, slavery, power, love, personal connections, and so much The voices are raw and vibrant, the t

  5. says:

    I was hooked from the very first story This book grabbed me and spoke to me in a way that no book has done in a truly long time This collection of essays covers coming of age and fables stories all wrapped into a beautiful collection that explores slavery, love, and connection mixed in with African American history and experience The themes

  6. says:

    My only need to stand as I did, not in perfection, nor in mastery, nor even in competence, but in constant work and growth Ugly words carelessly arranged can derange us just like beautiful words in beautiful order Ugly derangement saps us and depletes us, devolves us to our base selves, rips feathers from the wings we ve gained from all our beauti

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